Respect and Slight


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Respect verb – To think very highly or favorably of.
Slight is an antonym for respect.
Nearby Words: respectable, respectful, respectability, respective, respectably
Antonyms for Respect


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Slight verb – To show contempt for.
Usage example: music critics who slight any style of music that doesn't fit their personal taste

Respect is an antonym for slight in topics: insult, offend.
Nearby Words: slightly, slighted, slighting, slightingly
Antonyms for Slight
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How words are described

particular particular respect particular slight
instant instant respect instant slight
real real respect real slight
great great respect great slight
Other adjectives: huge, personal, possible.

Common collocations

father respect father slight father
creatures respect creatures slight creatures

Both words in one sentence

  • Video Game / Bastion He does appear to have respect or a slight reverence towards Mother (Micia).Gods ain't gonna help you, son * Religion Rant Song: The Pantheon,'' a song sung by Rucks.
  • Strangely enough, there's also at least a slight chance that even these characters will be treated with some dregs of respect.
  • A slight subversion, as in his culture talking your way out of things gets you a lot more respect than what other cultures consider heroism.
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